January 19

Event:
1785
Nguyen Hue lures the Siamese into an ambush on the My Tho River in the Rach Gam–Xoai Mut area of present-day Tien Giang province in the Mekong Delta and defeats them.

1788 The first European colony in Australia, Sydney Cove, is established by Arthur Phillip. It is an English penal colony.

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For a Spiral Bound book with information on events that happened on each day of the year during the American Revolutionary Period goto: American Revolutionary Period: 1760-1789

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